State Wrestling


I just wanted to Thank You to the Russell Bronco Wrestlers for a great season! Today begins state wrestling the 3-2-1A State Tournament begins at 10am TODAY in Gross Memorial Coliseum at Fort Hays! GO BRONCOS!!

Good luck to Blake, Chase, Kelton, and Dalton! We are proud of you all!!


22nd Annual Sunrise Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner

Good Morning Everyone!!

I hope you all are staying warm on this chilly morning we are having! The Sunrise Kiwanis will be having their Annual Spaghetti Dinner on March 5th from 11am – 7pm at the Russell County 4-H Building. Advance tickets are $8, at the door they are $8.50, children 5 and under are free. You can dine in, carry out, and delivery is available. Tickets are available at Myers Furniture, Keeler Chiropractic, Klemas, Farmers Insurance, Encore Anitques, and any Sunrise Member!! I hope you all go out there with an empty belly and enjoy the spaghetti!!

Russell Community Theater

Afternoon All!!

The Russell Community Theater has a play coming up! Love, Sex and the I.R.S will be going on March 24th – 28th beginning at 8pm at the RCT Playhouse (5th and Kansas). You can purchase your play tickets at Encore Antiques!! I hope everyone goes out to watch because we truly have some talented actors in this community!!!

Russell Home Expo

Good Morning Everyone!

Just wanted to let you all know that the Russell Home Expo will be Saturday, March 7th from 10am – 4pm at the Russell County 4H Building! Contractors and vendors from Russell and the surrounding area offer special pricing and purchasing opportunities to those attending the show! Please contact Advantage Realty for more information at 785.483.5853! Hope to see you all there!

Be My Valentine?

Good Afternoon Everyone!!!

What a beautiful day we have, I sure do enjoy this nice weather! There are just a few activities that I wanted to inform you all about:

February 12 is the Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance!! It is at 6:30pm at the Fossil Creek Inn & Suites, photos start at 5:30pm in the front lobby!! This wonderful event is sponsored by the Russell Arts Council. Also, on February 12 is the Mother/Son Skate is at the Xtreme Fun Center starts at 6:30pm!!

February 14 is the Valentine’s Day Gala! From 6:30pm to midnight at the Russell Elk’s Lodge Ballroom. Gorham Community Development Association presents Live Music featuring DIRT! $50/person. Cash Bar. Tickets available at: Quick Connections in Gorham, RB Electric in Gorham, or Deidra’s Stylyn Salon in Russell or contact Jacquelyn at 785.483.0463 All proceeds will benefit the Gorham City Park.

Don’t forget to book your reservations for your sweetheart supper, order your flowers ASAP, and shop local for that special gift!

Scrap Happy Retreat

Scrapy Happy Retreat 2015

Happy Wednesday Everyone!!!

Just wanted to let you all know about the Scrap Happy Retreat Feb 27- March 1!! You can register now for $85 for the weekend (includes your own table, meals, games, and activities) Rooms at the Fossil Creek Inn are additional.

Friday from 5pm to Sunday at 12pm.

Where: Fossil Creek Inn – Russell, KS

Website: – registration online

Rooms are available at Fossil Creek Inn at 785.483.4254 , mention Scrap Happy Retreat for a special rate of $84.95 (Dbl queens) per night

For more information contact: Jessica Mai 785.483.1636

Melinda Wells 785.445.2957

Connie Ebel 785.483.1284

Follow them on Facebook at: Scrap Happy Retreat

This is such a fun event and I hope you decide to register and have fun!!!